Queensland tightens blast laws

Queensland tightens blast laws

New security measures for explosives licence holders come into effect in Queensland.

Sustainability

05 FEBRUARY 2020
Shotfirer fined for recklessness

Shotfirer fined for recklessness

1450kg of explosive items and five tonnes of ammunition not secured or stored properly.

Sustainability

19 DECEMBER 2019
Truck bomb mystery in Sandstone

Truck bomb mystery in Sandstone

Police launch search for missing truck driver in WA's Mid-West.

Sustainability

30 JULY 2019
A smart blast

A smart blast

BlastIQ automates processes across the blasting workflow so users can save time and money.

Flyrock takes flight in quarry blast-off

Flyrock takes flight in quarry blast-off

Seven workers and members of the public were in the exclusion zone at the time but escaped injury.

Sustainability

05 FEBRUARY 2019
Rainstorm ready to hit

Rainstorm ready to hit

Rainstorm blasts the noise with its Stem Gel

Supply chain management

05 NOVEMBER 2018
Orica feeling Burrup pain

Orica feeling Burrup pain

Heat exchangers the main cause of the Burrup TAN plant problems.

Maintenance

14 JUNE 2018
Orica and Thales team up

Orica and Thales team up

A bigger bang locally, is one outcome from a Thales-Orica contract.

Development

29 APRIL 2016
Orica eyes $1.65B impairment

Orica eyes $1.65B impairment

Orica has forecast an impairment of $1.65 billion for the full year.

Development

07 AUGUST 2015
MAXAM wins South32 blast works

MAXAM wins South32 blast works

MAXAM Civil Explosives has won a three-year contract at South32's Boddington bauxite mine.

Development

23 JULY 2015
BHP exec leads Orica

BHP exec leads Orica

Former BHP Billiton executive Alberto Calderon replaces Ian Smith in the top job.

Development

19 MAY 2015
Orica pulls through

Orica pulls through

Challenging market conditions are taking their toll but Orica is pulling through with a small NPAT loss...

Development

12 MAY 2015